Many Westerners have a stereotypical view of Hong Kong as a forest of skyscrapers, all gleaming glass and shoppping malls. That's true of Central and Hong Kong island, of course, but as many bbcs will be aware, the New Territories offer a very different environment: lush, green, almost tropical. And whilst many N.T. towns have been massively developed over the last few decades, you are still never very far from open skies and forested hills.
The Telegraph's Linda Kernan takes a walk on the 'wild side' of HK.